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Imperial calls tobacco tax ‘unjust’

BBC News - 27 min 2 sec ago
One of Britain's biggest cigarette companies labels Ed Miliband's plans for a new "tobacco tax" as "unjust and just a bad idea".
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Abducted girls 'free in Nigeria'

BBC News - 34 min 48 sec ago
Some of the schoolgirls abducted in April by Islamist militants are now free, Nigeria's military tells the BBC.
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PM: Queen purred over Scotland vote

BBC News - 51 min 40 sec ago
The Queen "purred" when David Cameron told her about Scotland's rejection of independence referendum, he apparently reveals.
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Trafficked women feared witchcraft

BBC News - 53 min 12 sec ago
Two Nigerian woman trafficked into the UK sex trade were put through 'witchcraft' ordeals to ensure they obeyed, Cardiff Crown Court hears.
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VIDEO: Colombia tower blocks demolished

BBC News - 53 min 17 sec ago
Engineers in the Colombian city of Medellin have blown up four tower blocks at the Space apartment complex, which was deemed unsafe following a deadly collapse.
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Robinson rejigs DUP Stormont team

BBC News - 59 min 53 sec ago
The DUP's Edwin Poots and Nelson McCausland are being replaced as Stormont ministers, party leader Peter Robinson announces.
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IS 'not America's fight alone'

BBC News - 1 hour 8 min ago
President Obama hails the support of Arab nations in air strikes which reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State and jihadist militants in Syria.
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Mother and son killed by train

BBC News - 1 hour 9 min ago
A woman and her 10-year-old son die after being hit by a train in Slough, Berkshire.
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Teen held over 'firearms incident'

BBC News - 1 hour 19 min ago
A teenager is taken into custody after a suspected firearms incident in Shetland saw police urge the public in some areas to remain indoors.
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White tiger kills man at Delhi zoo

BBC News - 1 hour 25 min ago
A white tiger attacks and kills a man who was in its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital Delhi.
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Pilot dies as two aircraft collide

BBC News - 1 hour 29 min ago
A pilot dies when two single-seater light aircraft collide in mid-air over Bedfordshire, causing one to crash to the ground.
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Spain scraps tighter abortion law

BBC News - 1 hour 30 min ago
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy drops plans to limit abortion to cases of rape or where the mother's health is at serious risk.
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Alice suspect 'made weapon to kill'

BBC News - 1 hour 34 min ago
The prime suspect in the investigation to find Alice Gross murdered his wife with homemade weapons, court documents reveal.
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Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study

BBC News - 1 hour 35 min ago
New figures suggest 70% of those infected in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported.
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DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault

BBC News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.
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Scotland 'the winner' after vote

BBC News - 1 hour 39 min ago
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond says "all of Scotland will emerge as the winner" following the vote against independence.
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Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS'

BBC News - 1 hour 53 min ago
Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.
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Activists occupy coal-carrying train

BBC News - 2 hours 4 min ago
Greenpeace activists take control of a train carrying 1,500 tonnes of coal to a power station, the campaign group says.
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Nigeria MPs fury at 'cash arms deal'

BBC News - 2 hours 5 min ago
About 50 Nigerian MPs storm out of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged $9.3m cash arms deal in South Africa was blocked.
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M4 junction closure costs £1.3m

BBC News - 2 hours 6 min ago
Closing an M4 motorway slip road at peak times in Neath Port Talbot since August has cost £1.3m.
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